A town and the headquarters of Siddapura taluk in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, Siddapur is nestled among the Western Ghats. Agriculture and chiefly areca nut cultivation is the primary occupation of the people in this town. Numerous performance of the classical dance drama Yakshagana is held in this town as it is very popular here.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Siddapura. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Gangotri that offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
All annual festivals like Sankranthi,Ugadi, Diwali, Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The Basaveshwar Jatra (Feb) and Shanishwar Jatra held in March are popular across the region
Kannada is the Local Language
Places to Visit
Kondli Sri Marikamba Temple and Hanuman Temple Bedkani (5kms), Bedkani jamia masjid (.5km) and Holy Rosary Catholic Church (1km) are well-known places of worship in Siddapur.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Hubli
The nearest Railway Station is at Talaguppa
Siddapur has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like VRL Travels, SRS Travels and Sea Bird Travels that run regular buses to and from the town. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets.
Sumerpur is a city on the southern part of the Pali district in state of Rajasthan. It is also considered to be a significant agricultural market for many nearby districts such as Pali, Sirohi, and Jalore. Sumerpur has a population of 36,991 with Males constituting 52% and females that of48% of the total population. Daal Bati and Churma are famous delicacies here.
Places to stay
Hotel Mansarovar (Tariff- Rs. 500), Moon Place Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400), and Indira Palace Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 500) are some of the best accommodations available in Sumerpur.
Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages spoken in Sumerpur.
Godwar festival-celebrated in the month of March and Matsya festival-celebrated in the month of October for 2 days are the main events here.
Places of Interest
Jawai Bandh (8 km), Sojat Fort (74 km), and Parashuram Mahadev Temple (74 km) are some places of interest here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sumerpur is Dabok Airport (113 km).
Jawai Bandh (9 km) is the nearest Railway station to Sumerpur. Trains such as ‘Ajmer Dadar Super Fast Express’,’Haridwar-Ahmedabad Mail’, ‘Jodhpur Bangalore Express’ are the trains travelling to and fro daily to Jawai Bandh connecting to all the major cities and states.
There are many bus operators such as Shree Balaji Travels and Gujarat Travels which provide excellent bus services to Sumerpur Bus Stand regularly. These Buses travel as far as from Ahmedabad to Sumerpur which is at a distance of 402 km at a brilliant frequency. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.